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Unsafe at any speed- 21st century edition

Fifty years after Ralph Nader's bestseller "Unsafe at Any Speed" which resulted in a public outcry against cars built ...

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India: Motor insurers stuck in a time warp?

The picture above is of a 1959 Chevy Bel Air, with aircraft inspired side trim and batwing fins. I could ...

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Mumbai, Uttarakhand, Kashmir, Chennai … What's next?

Southern Indian coastal States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry and Northern Sri Lanka experienced nearly catastrophic floods during mid-November ...

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Can we afford to ignore Himalayan quakes any longer?

The Himalayan Mountain ranges are largely known as a top destination for trekking because of their pristine peaks and breathtaking ...

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Primary Health Care in Rural India and Crowd funding...

The recently concluded Delhi state elections offered a lesson in online crowd funding. Maybe now we can consider crowd funding ...

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The dating dilemma

In the run up to the "Partnering for Food Security" event at Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue in ...

STORY URL: The Dating Game: Harvard FLPC and NRDC Publish Comprehensive Report on Food Expiration Dates | Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/foodpolicyinitiative/2013/09/18/the-dating-gameharvard-flpc-and-nrdc-publish-comprehensive-report-on-food-waste/

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It may not be too bad to ignore...

There's never been a time than now to quickly unlearn what you know about your risks, and adapt. In ...

STORY URL: http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5446.pdf%2Bhtml

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Vulnerability profiles of 20 Indian cities

With rapid urbanization and economic growth in developing countries, more and more people are migrating to cities for better opportunities ...

STORY URL: Climate Resilient Urban Development: Vulnerability Profiles of 20 Indian Cities | ACCCRN
https://acccrn.org/resources/documents-and-tools/2013/08/01/climate-resilient-urban-development-vulnerability-profiles-

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Food security as a basic right

Two news items caught my attention recently. In India, the cabinet has approved a bill to make food a basic ...

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